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Full Time Cold Commissary Production Worker - Cold Room

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Days -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1223123
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


    Role Purpose

    The Commissary Cold Production Worker will correctly prepare and creatively assemble cold appetizers, salads, cold entrees, and desserts following production sheets according to standardized recipe and specified preparation methods. This position must ensure proper packaging, cooling, coding and storage procedures for delivery to specified locations. Must have the ability to follow written and verbal direction as well as proficient reasoning skills with speed and accuracy to control line speeds and production rates. Must encourage a team effort and demonstrate a supportive attitude among peers. Follows HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) procedures, food code regulations and FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) guidelines. This position will work for extended periods of time in 40-45 degree environ.


  • Produces bulk standardized recipes according to specified procedures following all HACCP guidelines. This includes manual material handling and the use of various types of automated manufacturing equipment, knives, hand tools, powered tools and equipment that requires specialized training/certification.
  • Assists in the start-up of processing equipment; disassembles and assembles production and portioning equipment cleaning, calibrating and sanitizing to prescribed FSMA standards.
  • Ensures quality control standards are met per guidelines of the Manager: lab procedures, product packaging, product codes, product labeling, product rotation, and product waste tracking while working in an extremely hot and cold environment. Follows all sanitation requirements, company safety policies and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Generates required production in defined time frames; generates production and quality control records/reports/logs and other required paperwork as required by the Company, USDA, FDA, CMS.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • <2 years

    Licenses & Certifications

  • ServSafe Certification


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • 2-5 years

    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer